THE TUCP Partylist led by Deputy Speaker Raymond Democrito Mendoza on Wednesday hosted the seminar entitled, “E-Governance and Global Trends in Streamlining Government Services for Fiscal Administration.”
young professionals are from the Office of the Vice-President (OVP), House of Representatives, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Commission on Audit (COA), and National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), among others, enrolled in the Masters of Public Administration Program at the Center for Graduate Study of the National College of Business and Arts (NCBA) attended the seminar.
DSWD Undersecretary Alan Tanjusay keynoted the seminar, discussing the various initiatives and plans of his agency to address the urgent social welfare issues. One initiative he mentioned was DSWD’s shift to streamlined payment system brings about transformative changes which was aimed at achieving: 1) quality beneficiary experience, 2) secure and interoperable systems, and 3) improved efficiency and transparency.
TUCP Legislative Officer Mr. Carlo Miguel Oñate explained how transparency through open and accessible technology empowers the public to be involved, and scrutinize the government’s budget through social media. “We can therefore infuse their needs and plight, especially their grievances to be considered by Congress,” he said.
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Director Thelma Villamorel touched on the National Cybersecurity Plan for 2023 to 2028, one of the accomplishments of her agency.
Committee Affairs Bureau Deputy Director Atty. Narcisa Guevarra encouraged everyone to continue working together and invest in the necessary capacities to make government institutions more effective, inclusive and accountable.